Physics Laws Through Digitally Animated Superheroes Stories
Participate and share : Poster
Monday, June 24, 8:00–10:00 am
Location: Posters: Level 4, Terrace Ballroom Lobby, Table 39
Francisco Javier Rodríguez Rangel Roberto Adolfo López Loyola Cristóbal Francisco Cepeda Carrera Santiago Grand Echeverría Rita Tamez
Learn how your students can gain comprehension of physics laws by creating, designing and animating an episode of an original superhero story applying physics to explain superpowers. Apps used include Flash, SuperPower FX and Sketchbook, as well as 3D printing.
|Audience:||Teachers, Principals/head teachers, Technology coordinators/facilitators|
|Attendee devices:||Devices useful|
|Attendee device specification:||Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS
|Focus:||Digital age teaching & learning|
|Topic:||Project-, problem- and challenge-based learning|
|Subject area:||Math, Science|
|ISTE Standards:||For Students:
|Additional detail:||Student presentation|
- How can physics laws can be connected to real life situations using technology tools to create, design and animate a story.
- How can your students be motivated to self-learning by choosing an anchor topic related to their personal interests, in this case, superheroe stories taking into consideration that the school is only for boys and the topic is a trend for them.
- Technology tools and apps: Flash, Superhero FX, Tayasui Sketches, Sketchbook, among others.
- Model for the narrative story: "What Makes a Hero" based on the philosopher Joseph Campbell.
Book: The Physics of Superheroes: Spectacular Second Edition, by James Kakalios.